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National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery: Evaluation 2013

  • Author: Australian Government
  • Published: 2014

The National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery (NPA RSD) evaluation involved a mixed-method approach with a focus on key components of the NPA RSD outcomes. Undertaken primarily in 2013,…

Exploration and mining on private land in NSW: a brief legislative history

  • Author: Roth, L.
  • Publisher: NSW Parliament
  • Published: 2012

The recent mining boom and emergence of the coal seam gas industry have created significant economic opportunities but they have also raised concerns about the potential impacts of these activities…

National Indigenous Housing Guide: Improving the Living Environment for Safety, Health and Sustainability

  • Author: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Publisher: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Published: 2012

The National Indigenous Housing Guide is a resource to assist in the design, construction and maintenance of housing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, with a particular focus on…

Remoteness Structure

  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Publisher: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Published: 2012

The ASGC Remoteness Structure is one of the seven structures that compose the Australian Standard Geographic Classification (ASGC). The Remoteness Structure is redefined after each Census. It was first defined…

FORAGE - Framework for Online Report Generation (Long Paddock)

  • Author: Anon.
  • Publisher: Queensland Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts
  • Published: 2012

FORAGE - Framework for Online Report Generation (Long Paddock)

Review of the admission or referral to and the discharge and transfer practices of public mental health facilities/services in Western Australia

  • Author: Stokes, B.
  • Publisher: Department of Health, Western Australia
  • Published: 2012

The Review was established by the Mental Health Commission and the Department of Health to examine the services provided at North and South Metropolitan Health Services, WA Country Health Service,…

Australian Climate Change and Variability

  • Author: Australian Government Bureau of Meterology
  • Publisher: Australian Government Bureau of Meterology
  • Published: 2011

Just as Australia's weather changes from day-to-day, so does the climate - over decades, centuries and longer. The pages below describe some of the climate trends and variations in the…

ABS: Framework for measuring wellbeing - ATSI peoples

  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Publisher: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Published: 2011

This publication describes a framework to map statistical information about Indigenous people, in the context of the interrelationships with their social and physical environments. Not only does it provide a…

Overview of the Darwin Labour Market

  • Author: Neville, Ivan
  • Publisher: Australian Government
  • Published: 2011

Overview of the Darwin Labour Market

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework Report 2010

  • Author: Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council
  • Published: 2011

This is the third report against the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF). The first report, published in 2006, was developed under the auspice of the Australian…

Indigenous Economic Development Strategy 2011-2018

  • Author: Australian Government
  • Publisher: Department of Families Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)
  • Published: 2011

The Australian Government is committed to ensuring that Indigenous Australians have the same opportunities as non-Indigenous Australians to share in the prosperity of our nation. Providing Indigenous Australians with the…

Enabling Indigenous participation: native title and land rights land issues

  • Author: Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
  • Publisher: Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Canberra
  • Published: 2011

The Carbon Farming Initiative is a carbon offsets scheme being established by the Australian Government to provide new economic opportunities for farmers, forest growers and Indigenous landholders while also helping…

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Tourism Directions: Stage 1 (September 2010)

  • Author: Director of National Parks
  • Publisher: Australian Government
  • Published: 2010

Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park is a living cultural landscape. World Heritage listed for cultural and natural values, the park’s spectacular desert landscapes and extraordinary plants and animals draw people from…

Nanga Mai Arung Dream Shield: A guide to protecting designs, brands and inventions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

  • Author: IP Australia
  • Publisher: Australian Government
  • Published: 2009

What is intellectual property and why is it important? Types of IP and what they protect Combined protection Top 5 tips for IP IP and starting a business Real story…

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey: Users' Guide 2008

  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Published: 2009

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) was conducted from August 2008 to April 2009 with a sample of approximately 13,300 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people…

How tax applies to Indigenous artwork

  • Author: Australian Tax Office
  • Publisher: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Published: 2008

This guide explains how pay as you go (PAYG) withholding, the goods and services tax (GST) and the Australian business number (ABN) apply to Indigenous artworks sold at art centres.

Closing the Gap of Indigenous Disadvantage: A Generational Plan of Action

  • Author: Northern Territory Government
  • Publisher: Northern Territory Government, Darwin
  • Published: 2007

Closing the Gap is the Northern Territory’s Indigenous generational plan of action, aimed at closing the gap in outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Territorians. It contains a vision and objectives…

The Geology and Soils of the Southern Alice Springs District - Agnote No. G6

  • Author: White, A.
  • Publisher: Northern Territory Government - Department of Resources
  • Published: 2005

Geology and Geomorphology The area comprises three geological structural units. The major unit is the eastern Amadeus Basin which is bounded on the north by the Arunta (geological) Block and…

Investment analysis of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Program in the Northern Territory

  • Authors: Beaver, C , Zhao, Y
  • Publisher: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Published: 2004

In 2003, a series of papers was commissioned to provide information, analysis and advice to Government as part of a Review of the Australian Government’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

The Biodiversity Toolbox: Local Government and Biodiversity

  • Author: Australian Government
  • Publisher: Department of the Environment and Heritage
  • Published: 2004

Benefits of Biodiversity Conservation to Local Government Australians, and more specifically local government, are just beginning to see the value of biodiversity and ecosystem services to our everyday lives. Some…

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